Tulsa County Children Challenged to Read 2 Million Books
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TULSA COUNTY CHILDREN CHALLENGED TO READ 2 MILLION BOOKS FOR THE LIBRARY AND A GATHERING PLACE

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Miles Bonilla is aiming to read 1 million books by the opening date of A Gathering Place for Tulsa.

He challenged other children Tuesday to meet him at that goal, though he may have embellished a bit. Miles, nearly 6 years old, signed up to make his contribution to the Tulsa City-County Library’s Summer Reading Program and A Gathering Place’s goal of reading 2 million books before the park opens.

“I have fun books — it’s a lot,” Miles said. “I do have the one the Mayor read.”

During the early kick-off to the summer reading program, Mayor G.T. Bynum read “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” to more than a dozen children and several dozen adults.

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